FACULTY & STAFF

 

Co-Owner/

Artistic Director

REBECCA BRYAN

Rebecca Bryan is a certified-registered teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance, one of six in the state of Florida. She has been teaching for over twenty years, owning and directing three schools in Houston, TX, Bradenton, FL and now Sarasota, FL. She has had extensive classical ballet training under the Royal Academy of Dance and the Cecchetti Council of America.

Her keen sense of communication and patience with students and their individual abilities, instills a discipline and eagerness to learn. Her unique method of teaching sparks a love of the arts in students of all ages.

Co-Owner/

Artistic Director

MEGHAN SINCLAIR

Meghan Sinclair has had 20 years of classical ballet and dance training under master teachers, from all over the world. She was successful in her RAD Major Syllabus Advanced I Exam and has been accepted into the RAD Teaching Certificate Program.

Meghan took  her first RAD exam at the age  of seven passing with Distinction. She has been in love with the art of expression through movement ever since. Meghan has encompassed the passion of discipline, love of performance and the heart and patience for teaching.

Faculty

EMILY ARTHUR

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Faculty 

RUBIE GAUDETTE

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Faculty

GABRIELLE HENRY

Gabrielle Henry began her dance training at the age of 3, under the instruction of Jean Gedeon at the Pittsburgh Youth Ballet Company and School in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.  She
performed in many famous works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robins and many more. Over the years, she has attended New York City Ballet Saratoga, (Seasonal) Kirov/Universal Ballet Company, Chautauqua School of Fine & Performing Arts, American Ballet Theater, Point Park University, Bodiography Center for Movement, the American Dance Festival and most recently Vivid Ballet summer intensives.  She then continued her training at Slippery Rock University in ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz, pointe and modern with Nola Nolen-Holland, Ursula Payne, Teena Custer and Nora Ambrosio. At SRU she held positions such as: student director for the SRU Dance Theatre and Senior Synthesis Concerts and the event coordinator of Sigma Rho Delta (Dance Honorary). In May 2016, received her BA in Dance from Slippery Rock University.  From August 2017 to 2018 she danced with Vivid Ballet as a trainee under the instruction of Elizabeth McMillan.  With Vivid Ballet she performed at many venues throughout New England, Pennsylvania and New York.  

Faculty
JOELLE KISSEL

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Faculty

SARA FRAZZETTA

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Faculty

SARA FRIEND

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Office Assistant

STEPHANIE SCHMITT

We are excited to welcome Ms. Stephanie to our staff this season. She brings her fabulous attention to detail and organization expertise to the various projects she does for SDA. Her organization and positive outlook helps SDA to run smoothly! 

STUDENT ASSISTANTS

 

Student Assistant since 2019

ALI

Student Assistant since 2016

CHLOE

Student Assistant since 2019

GRETTA

Student Assistant since 2018

BELLA

Student Assistant since 2018

CATHERINE

Student Assistant since 2019

LAUREN

Student Assistant since 2019

BROOKLYN

Student Assistant since 2018

EMMA

Student Assistant since 2019

MYLEE

NEWS & EVENTS 

SPRING 2020

Children learn in each and every class, perform on the big stage and make new friends! The Spring Session begins January 27th. Classes offered in ballet, tap, tumbling & hip hop.

TINY DANCERS

AGES 3-6

FROZEN FOREVER

Little dancers will be covered in snow and turn everything to ice in imaginative classes designed to spark their imaginations. Spaces still available. Prorated pricing.

3-WEEK MINI SESSION

MOMMY & ME WINTER

Little ones have so many special people in their lives, and we welcome any one of them to assist during class. That means you too Daddy! This program is the perfect intro for your curious child.

7-WEEK SESSION

AGES 2-3

V-DAY KIDS NIGHT OUT!

It's a pajama party! Squeeze in a date night and leave the kiddo to us. Kids will enjoy hip hop & tumbling, games, themed craft and more. Pizza dinner, drink and sweet treat included.

FEBRUARY 15TH

6-10PM

BALLET AWARDS

Students in all levels are eligible to take part in this wonderful dance opportunity. Students have already been hard at work on their syllabus exercises in regular weekly classes

WITH RAD

DUE FEBRUARY 1

CONTACT US

941.465.3230 

info@sarasotadanceacademy.com 

ADDRESS

1100 N Tuttle Ave, Unit 17

Sarasota, FL 34237

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